Operating and Securing a Cisco Switch
This course is included in our On-demand training solution.
To successfully manage a Cisco switch, administrators must understand how to manage the files and security of the chassis. Important files include configuration files and those used by the operating system. Knowing how to manage these files and secure the basic access to the switch is important for anyone deploying a switch. This course covers switch operation tasks such as file management as well as fundamental security setup of a switch. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks Part 1 exam (640-875 SPNGN1). This exam counts toward the CCNA Service Provider certification.
This course is targeted at networking engineers who must interface with Cisco IOS, IOS XR and IOS XE devices. Additionally, those who have a need to understand technologies used in the service provider realm will benefit.
Device Configuration Files
Cisco IOS copy Command
Saving and Backing Up the Configuration
An Overview of Cisco Device Startup
Finding Cisco IOS Image
Initial Bootup Output from the Switch
Initial Configuration Using Setup
Configuring Device Identification
Configuring Domain Name
Configuring the Switch Management IP Address
Configuring the Switch Default Gateway
Password Attack Threat Mitigation
Configuring Passwords and the Banner
Telnet and SSH
Restricting Access to the Switched Network
Configuring Port Security
Verifying Port Security
Port Security with Sticky MAC Address
Securing Unused Ports
Exercise: Managing and Securing a Cisco Switch